Youth Initiatives

Youth Innovation Challenge

The Youth Innovation Challenge

Since 2017, we have hosted the annual Youth Innovation Challenge, a contest that invites youth from Canada, Mexico and the United States to submit their innovative ideas and solutions for improving both the environment and the economy in North America.

CEC YIC Challenge
CEC YIC

Innovation towards COVID-19 Recovery

In 2022, the sixth edition of the Youth Innovation Challenge, hosted by the Commission for Environmental Cooperation, invited North American youth, aged 18 to 30, to propose innovative, tangible, and youth-driven solutions to assist communities in their recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and identify the intersection between human health and the environment.

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Past Challenges